Wes Hickman (202-224-5972) or Kevin Bishop (864-250-1417)
- U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today announced the South Carolina Employment Security Commission in Columbia, and Goodwill Industries of Lower South Carolina in North Charleston will receive grants to help homeless veterans secure meaningful employment.
The South Carolina Employment Security Commission will receive a $200,000 grant to provide services throughout the state. Goodwill Industries of Lower South Carolina will receive a $172,280 grant to provide services in Charleston, Berkeley, and Dorchester counties.
The funds will be used to enroll homeless veterans into a program that will provide emergency shelter, substance abuse counseling, job counseling, employment assistance, and other services such as transportation, subsistence, and medical referral.
Graham is a member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee.